On this week’s Endurance QuickCast Coach Rob talks about when it may be time to quit self-coaching and hire him as your coach. Along the way Coach, Rob dispenses some tips, observations and gives the self-coached athlete some things to think about. Not much in the way of show notes this week as Rob covers his own personal experiences of how he overcame adversity as a self-coached competitive runner, cyclist, and duathlete by hiring a coach early on in his competitive career. He also shares examples of how he has helped his own athletes to gain the confidence to become successful competitive athletes. Coach Rob shares other ways how he can help athletes overcome performance plateaus or training knowledge without actually becoming an athlete’s dedicated coach. Have a listen!
I have had some new athletes join PPC in the last season asking very good questions about competitive cycling that I find myself repeating answers to. Thought I would share some of these questions and my usual answers. If you have questions about racing or cycling, in general, leave a comment. 1. Will racing more make me a better racer? … Read More
I get lots of questions and many of them are ones I have answered in the past. However I have some with new twists and some new questions that are because of new coaching services I offer such as running and bike fitting. So I thought I thought I would share some of the most recent questions from readers and … Read More
Motivation to train, eat right and race can become drained quickly and recently PPC athletes have been dealt the dreaded lack of motivation curse. I recently started a Monday AM Post on the PPC Facebook titled Monday Morning Motivation. Join us each Monday morning for your dose of motivation. You might also like the following post from our friends over … Read More
If you have been racing for a while or are an avid rider you have probably seen someone riding on Carbon Fiber wheels. While I would rather see athletes make upgrades in themselves before they make investments in new cycling equipment I do understand the excitement of upgrades. “Will this or that upgrade improve my ride experience some how?” The … Read More
In the last article “What goes into developing a training plan” I outlined what all competitive athletes need to be thinking about, planning for and preparing for to have a great season on the bike. I listed several bullets of what needs to be done to prepare for planning. I am going to extend each bullet addin a summary of … Read More